humification

noun

hu·​mi·​fi·​ca·​tion ˌhyü-mə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce humification (audio)
ˌyü-
: formation of or conversion into humus

Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of humification was in 1897

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Cite this Entry

“Humification.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/humification. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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